The Stronger By Science Podcast

Greg Nuckols and Eric Trexler from Stronger By Science share evidence, anecdotes, and incoherent ramblings on training, nutrition, science, and life in general.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 2h3m. Bisher sind 76 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 3 hours 48 minutes


Bonus Live Q&A: Energy Constraint Model, Training Volume, Creatine Kinase Levels, and More

This special bonus episode of the Stronger By Science Podcast is a recording of the show’s first ever live Q&A episode.



episode 64: Constrained Energy, Modeling Hypertrophy, and Effects of Aging on Performance

In today’s episode, the show transforms from the Stronger By Science Podcast to the Stronger By Science Multimedia Experience. In other words, a video of the recording session will now be posted to YouTube rather than audio only...



episode 63: Metabolic Rate, Blood Flow Restricted Training, and Turkesterone

Greg and Eric are back from summer break for Season 5 of the podcast. In today’s episode, Eric gives a thorough overview of a recent study that has generated a lot of buzz about how age and biological sex relate to metabolic rate and total energy expenditure. After discussing the new findings, Eric provides several practical strategies for estimating total daily energy expenditure...



episode 62: Energy Deficiency, Training Frequency, and Beginner Gains

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric provide an update about MacroFactor, their forthcoming nutrition app that is in the final stages of development. They also cover a variety of topics including relative energy deficiency, diet recovery, training frequency, beginner gains, the “constrained energy model,” ideal durations for bulking and cutting phases, and more.


 2021-07-15  2h4m

episode 61: Responders, Non-Responders, and Fish Oil

In this episode, Greg and Eric provide a huge update related to the good news segment, some very impressive and potentially controversial feats of strength, and dueling research reviews about fish oil and distinguishing between responders and non-responders to training. They also answer some listener questions and congratulate the sport of baseball for becoming interesting again.


 2021-07-01  2h13m

episode 60: Capsaicin, Multivitamins, and Time Off

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric discuss some Good News and Feats of Strength, in addition to a quick update about the new nutrition app that is in development. After that, Eric has a Research Roundup segment that covers capsaicin supplementation for performance and ketogenic diets for hypertrophy. That’s followed by a Coach’s Corner in which Greg discusses how to navigate vacations and potential periods of time away from the gym...


 2021-06-17  2h9m

episode 59: Beta-Alanine, Training Frequency, and Strength for Hypertrophy

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric announce the hiring of two new SBS coaches and provide some exciting updates about the diet app that is currently in development. After that, Eric shares a Research Roundup segment with fascinating new findings related to beta-alanine supplementation, and Greg presents a Research Roundup covering topics including training frequency, sticking points, non-nutritive sweeteners, the effects of strength on hypertrophy potential, and more...


 2021-06-03  2h27m

episode 58: Q&A Extravaganza

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric answer a ton of questions from listeners. Topics include the relative impact of lifting and protein intake on muscle protein synthesis, strategies for dealing with suboptimal sleep patterns, how to handle anti-lifting advice from your doctor, nutrition strategies that may or may not reduce muscle loss during detraining, how hard you should train, studies they’d like to see completed, topics where their opinions are firmly against the common wisdom, and more.


 2021-05-20  2h15m

episode 57: Caffeinated Naps, Intuitive Eating, and Q&A Catch-Up

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric begin by sharing a Good News segment, followed by a series of updates and clarifications. After some Feats of Strength, Eric provides a Research Roundup segment with studies related to caffeine naps, intuitive eating, and metabolic adaptation to weight loss. After that, Greg and Eric lament the current state of peer-reviewed scientific publishing, and Greg catches up on a ton of Q&A questions from listeners.


 2021-05-06  2h26m

episode 56: Testosterone Boosters, Sticking Points, and Bar Velocity Technology

In today’s episode, Greg and Eric reflect on the 4-year anniversary of their monthly research review called “Monthly Applications in Strength Sport,” also known as “MASS,” which they write alongside co-authors Dr. Mike Zourdos and Dr. Eric Helms. To commemorate the occasion, they’ve released a free “Best of MASS” issue and they're launching a big charity sale from April 27 - May 4...


 2021-04-22  2h3m